Ring or Rinn Ã gCuanach .
It is a swiftly growing area that has three schoolsâtwo primary schools and one secondary schoolâa post office, restaurants, pubs and other businesses. There are also two fishing piers/harbours , two beaches and a cove at Helvick.
The official name of the area is An Rinn; a direct translation into English would mean: The Cape/Point Headland. Both An Rinn and the anglicized form Ring were on the local road-signs until 2005, when the anglicized form ceased to have any official standing. Today, roadsigns show the Irish name only.
Irish language[edit sourceÂ | edit]
The Irish language plays an important role in the area, and also to people within the region enabling them to immerse in the Irish language, which is pivotal for improving their linguistic abilities. Gaoluinn na nDÃ©ise the Waterford variant of the Munster Irish dialect is spoken by native speakers. However in recent times, English has seen widespread use in the area. The strongest age-group of Irish speakers is the 10-14 age category, of which 50.8% use the language on a daily basis outside of educational institutions. However, only 30% of the population on average uses the Irish language on a daily basis. ColÃ¡iste na Rinne[edit sourceÂ | edit]
ColÃ¡iste na Rinne is a boarding Gaelscoil in Ring. It is a popular destination for teenagers taking summer school courses in Irish. During term time it accommodates sixth class and some seventh class students. As ColÃ¡iste na Rinne is a Primary boarding school many students go on to secondary level boarding schools from here.
Many of the visiting students are accommodated by local families, many of whom speak only Irish at home. As such it is seen as a good way to improve the visitors' quality of spoken Irish. View south over the peninsula See also[edit sourceÂ | edit] Munster Irish Rinn Ã gCuanach CLG List of towns and villages in Ireland References[edit sourceÂ | edit] ^ dead link] ^ ColÃ¡iste na Rinne
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